Data tables, 2016 Census

Countries of Citizenship (184), Single and Multiple Citizenship Responses (3), Immigrant Status (4), and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details countries of citizenship , single and multiple citizenship responses , immigrant status , and sex for the population in private households in Canada
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Countries of citizenship (184) Single and multiple citizenship responses (3)
Total - Single and multiple citizenship responsesFootnote 2 Single citizenship responsesFootnote 3 Multiple citizenship responsesFootnote 4
Total - Countries of citizenshipFootnote 5 34,460,065 32,996,975 1,463,095
Canada 32,034,590 30,592,180 1,442,405
China, People's Republic ofFootnote 6 382,430 340,560 41,870
India 293,340 274,215 19,125
United StatesFootnote 7 284,870 149,705 135,170
Philippines 281,655 259,215 22,440
United Kingdom - British citizenFootnote 8 265,085 113,025 152,060
FranceFootnote 9 138,390 65,245 73,150
Pakistan 134,970 59,240 75,725
IranFootnote 10 97,695 52,185 45,510
Italy 75,405 27,170 48,230
Poland 73,675 13,850 59,825
Germany 64,370 46,550 17,815
Korea, SouthFootnote 11 63,725 60,505 3,220
Portugal 62,250 26,655 35,595
Romania 56,950 10,510 46,440
Mexico 56,080 35,555 20,520
Algeria 54,050 20,665 33,390
Lebanon 52,820 15,405 37,415
Colombia 50,610 22,915 27,695
Morocco 47,325 19,720 27,600
SyriaFootnote 12 44,605 35,940 8,670
Egypt 42,730 21,760 20,975
Israel 42,295 13,275 29,025
Russian Federation 42,290 15,000 27,290
Jamaica 40,715 26,465 14,245
Nigeria 39,605 27,175 12,430
Iraq 39,295 26,135 13,155
Taiwan 36,125 12,065 24,060
Brazil 35,755 19,670 16,090
Bangladesh 33,290 18,010 15,275
AustraliaFootnote 13 32,740 16,495 16,245
Haiti 32,415 27,730 4,680
Sri Lanka 30,325 26,025 4,300
Viet Nam 30,095 23,525 6,570
Japan 29,285 23,790 5,495
IrelandFootnote 14 28,940 14,595 14,345
NetherlandsFootnote 15 24,660 16,290 8,370
Switzerland 23,720 3,635 20,085
Afghanistan 23,365 16,485 6,880
Ukraine 22,350 18,005 4,350
Greece 20,835 5,590 15,245
Turkey 20,105 9,340 10,765
El Salvador 18,410 8,895 9,520
Tunisia 17,565 9,000 8,570
VenezuelaFootnote 16 16,940 9,385 7,555
Peru 16,570 6,595 9,980
Trinidad and Tobago 16,480 6,720 9,760
Hungary 16,120 6,695 9,415
SerbiaFootnote 17 15,370 4,250 11,130
Croatia 15,250 4,520 10,730
Guyana 14,715 7,515 7,205
South Africa, Republic of 14,445 7,910 6,535
Bulgaria 14,220 3,080 11,140
Chile 13,915 5,945 7,975
Jordan 13,735 6,855 6,880
New ZealandFootnote 18 12,940 4,460 8,480
Cameroon 12,800 12,125 675
Cuba 12,515 7,860 4,655
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 12,250 11,135 1,120
Spain 11,680 5,210 6,475
Somalia 11,385 9,080 2,300
Argentina 11,370 3,445 7,930
Belgium 11,350 5,315 6,030
MoldovaFootnote 19 10,875 5,770 5,105
Eritrea 10,750 9,270 1,475
Ethiopia 10,345 9,250 1,100
Czech Republic 9,555 2,850 6,705
Albania 9,525 3,710 5,815
Mauritius 9,340 5,015 4,320
Saudi Arabia 8,975 8,465 510
Côte d'Ivoire 8,240 6,765 1,475
Nepal 8,140 7,755 385
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7,760 2,035 5,730
Thailand 7,515 5,210 2,305
Ecuador 7,090 3,210 3,875
Slovakia 6,905 2,755 4,150
Guatemala 6,830 3,900 2,930
Ghana 6,770 4,810 1,965
Malaysia 6,690 6,000 685
Kenya 6,515 4,715 1,805
Senegal 6,460 4,415 2,050
Dominican Republic 6,225 4,165 2,060
Libya 6,195 4,180 2,015
Barbados 6,025 2,195 3,835
Burundi 5,990 3,930 2,060
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5,980 4,685 1,295
Sweden 5,755 2,225 3,530
Indonesia 5,565 5,030 535
FinlandFootnote 20 5,150 1,395 3,755
Austria 4,995 3,060 1,930
SudanFootnote 21 4,950 2,865 2,085
West Bank and Gaza Strip (Palestine)Footnote 22 4,655 3,295 1,360
Belarus 4,540 1,955 2,585
Honduras 4,270 3,130 1,145
DenmarkFootnote 23 4,260 3,135 1,125
Rwanda 4,260 2,575 1,680
Singapore 4,155 3,455 705
Macedonia, Republic ofFootnote 24 4,140 925 3,210
Cambodia 3,805 2,660 1,145
Fiji 3,805 3,175 630
Saint Lucia 3,685 2,990 690
Bhutan 3,620 3,575 40
Zimbabwe 3,585 2,910 675
Grenada 3,540 2,215 1,320
KosovoFootnote 25 3,400 1,840 1,560
Uruguay 3,400 935 2,460
Guinea 3,365 2,210 1,160
Nicaragua 3,155 1,255 1,900
Kazakhstan 3,110 2,835 280
Burma (Myanmar) 3,080 2,820 260
Costa Rica 2,935 1,595 1,340
Togo 2,740 1,840 905
Slovenia 2,735 540 2,200
Benin 2,675 1,635 1,040
Malta 2,610 600 2,005
Yemen 2,470 1,725 745
Paraguay 2,415 1,325 1,095
Latvia 2,370 1,150 1,225
Burkina Faso 2,360 1,720 635
Mali 2,300 1,590 710
NorwayFootnote 26 2,260 1,660 595
TanzaniaFootnote 27 2,230 1,900 335
United Kingdom - dependencies and otherFootnote 28 2,220 880 1,340
South Sudan 2,125 1,430 695
Armenia 2,120 1,255 870
BoliviaFootnote 29 2,070 1,085 990
Uganda 2,065 1,675 390
Lithuania 1,785 1,240 540
Madagascar 1,735 895 840
Uzbekistan 1,715 1,315 405
Estonia 1,530 245 1,285
Panama 1,495 570 920
Cyprus 1,485 245 1,240
Congo, Republic of the 1,415 1,065 350
Djibouti 1,385 1,010 375
Bahamas 1,270 1,025 245
Mongolia 1,165 960 205
Belize 1,145 485 660
Central African Republic 1,125 1,050 75
LaosFootnote 30 1,065 760 305
Antigua and Barbuda 1,025 540 485
Sierra Leone 980 465 515
Georgia 950 860 85
Liberia 905 710 195
Azerbaijan 900 580 325
Kyrgyzstan 885 750 140
Niger 865 520 345
Dominica 840 385 455
Zambia 825 610 215
Angola 805 395 405
Iceland 785 455 330
Chad 770 505 265
Botswana 745 720 25
Gabon 700 455 245
Mauritania 700 540 160
Saint Kitts and Nevis 680 220 460
Kuwait 645 510 140
Namibia 635 590 50
United Arab Emirates 515 380 130
Montenegro 495 200 295
Gambia 450 385 65
Oman 360 260 95
Seychelles 345 95 250
Tajikistan 330 180 150
Bahrain 300 220 80
Korea, NorthFootnote 31 280 260 20
Swaziland 275 235 40
Luxembourg 255 135 125
Brunei Darussalam 240 170 70
Turkmenistan 155 105 50
Mozambique 140 90 50
Suriname 140 105 40
Malawi 135 80 55
Equatorial Guinea 90 60 30
Cabo Verde 90 40 45
Samoa 75 40 35
Comoros 75 35 40
Papua New Guinea 70 65 0
Qatar 60 50 10
Tonga 60 35 20
Guinea-Bissau 40 25 20
Other countries of citizenship, n.i.e.Footnote 32 190 85 100
StatelessFootnote 33 3,790 3,795 0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

For more information on immigration variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

'Total - Single and multiple citizenship responses' includes all citizenship responses, regardless of whether the person reported one citizenship or multiple citizenships.

For more information on citizenship variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 3

'Single citizenship responses' includes the citizenship response from persons who reported one citizenship only.

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Footnote 4

'Multiple citizenship responses' includes citizenship responses from persons who reported multiple citizenships.

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Footnote 5

This is a total population estimate. The sum of the responses in this table is greater than the total population estimate because a person may report more than one citizenship in the Census of Population.

For more information on citizenship variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 6

Includes responses of 'People's Republic of China,' 'Macao' and 'Hong Kong.' Macao and Hong Kong are special administrative regions of China.

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Footnote 7

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of the United States. This includes responses such as 'American Samoa,' 'Guam,' 'Northern Mariana Islands,' 'Puerto Rico,' 'United States Minor Outlying Islands,' 'Virgin Islands, United States' and 'American dependency.' The official name of United States is United States of America.

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Footnote 8

This includes responses such as 'British,' 'British citizen,' 'Britain,' 'Scotland,' 'Wales,' 'Northern Ireland,' 'Isle of Man,' 'Guernsey,' 'Jersey,' 'Sark' and 'Channel Islands.' The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Footnote 9

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of France. This includes responses such as 'French Polynesia,' 'French Guiana,' 'Guadeloupe,' 'Martinique,' 'Mayotte,' 'New Caledonia,' 'Réunion,' 'Saint Barthélemy,' 'Saint Martin (French part),' 'Saint Pierre and Miquelon,' 'Wallis and Futuna' and 'French dependency.'

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Footnote 10

The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 11

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 12

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Footnote 13

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Australia. This includes responses of 'Cocos (Keeling) Islands,' 'Christmas Island' and 'Norfolk Island.'

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Footnote 14

Ireland is also referred to as Republic of Ireland.

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Footnote 15

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Netherlands. This includes responses such as 'Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba,' 'Aruba,' 'Curaçao' and 'Sint Maarten (Dutch part).'

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Footnote 16

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Footnote 17

Serbia: excludes response of 'Kosovo.'

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Footnote 18

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of New Zealand. This includes responses such as 'Cook Islands,' 'Niue' and 'Tokelau.'

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Footnote 19

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Footnote 20

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Finland. This includes responses such as 'Åland Islands.'

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Footnote 21

The full name of Sudan is the Republic of the Sudan.

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Footnote 22

This includes responses such as 'West Bank,' 'Gaza Strip' and 'Palestine.' West Bank and Gaza Strip are the territories referred to in the Declaration of Principles, signed by Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization in 1993. Palestine refers to pre-1948 British mandate Palestine.

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Footnote 23

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Denmark. This includes responses such as 'Faroe Islands' and 'Greenland.'

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Footnote 24

Macedonia, Republic of: known as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia by the United Nations and other international bodies.

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Footnote 25

The official name of Kosovo is Republic of Kosovo.

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Footnote 26

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Norway. This includes responses such as 'Svalbard and Jan Mayen.'

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Footnote 27

The official name of Tanzania is United Republic of Tanzania.

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Footnote 28

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of the United Kingdom. This includes responses such as 'Anguilla,' 'Bermuda,' 'British Indian Ocean Territory,' 'Cayman Islands,' 'Falkland Islands (Malvinas),' 'Gibraltar,' 'Montserrat,' 'Pitcairn,' 'Saint Helena,' 'Turks and Caicos Islands,' 'British Virgin Islands,' 'British dependency' and 'British Overseas citizenship.' This excludes responses of 'Scotland,' 'Wales,' 'Northern Ireland,' 'Isle of Man,' 'Guernsey,' 'Jersey,' 'Sark' and 'Channel Islands.' The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Footnote 29

The official name of Bolivia is Plurinational State of Bolivia.

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Footnote 30

The official name of Laos is Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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Footnote 31

The official name of North Korea is Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 32

Includes countries such as Andorra, Holy See (Vatican City State), Kiribati, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Nauru, Palau, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

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Footnote 33

Includes responses of 'Stateless' and 'Western Sahara.'

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016215.

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